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North Saanich residents commended for bravery in crash response

Seven residents did not hesitate after serious single-vehicle crash

Vancouver Island leads nation in medically assisted deaths

Island residents choose assisted death five times more than other Canadians

UPDATE: Pay Bay Highway traffic moving again after motorcyclist rear-ended

Three vehicle collision stalled traffic in southbound lane Wednesday shortly before 4 p.m.

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Celebrating pot at the Legislature

Motorcyclist collides with bear in Coombs

The man was transported to hospital with minor injuries

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Study: teenage pot use leads to wide variety of outcomes

UVic psychology researcher studied cannabis use among youth for more than a decade

Salish Sea misses Canada’s tentative list for Word Heritage Sites

A petition supporting the application garnered over 1,000 signatures

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Affordable housing project proposed for Duncan

Coun. Tom Duncan to table a notice of motion

Oak Bay’s wolf of Discovery Island ‘alive and healthy’

Park remains open to the public; domestic animals prohibited

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Conservation officers investigate four elk shot and abandoned on Vancouver Island

Leaving harvestable game meat in the field is a punishable offence

Homeless campers near Saanich municipal hall to move today

Tenters plan to move within Saanich, push bylaws

Third suspicious package sent to Langford law firm

Hazmat procedures and RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit deployed at Hemminger Law Group again

People across Vancouver Island preparing to shake things up in earthquake drill

The B.C.-wide, one-and-a-half-minute drill will be held Thursday

1,000 needles pulled from Cowichan River

Duncan area cleanup project nets three huge truckloads of garbage

Parks Canada says cannabis use is allowed on campgrounds

Smoking and camping will be allowed at national parks across the country

Vancouver Island region has 19 pending applications for private pot stores

Another 23 applications are in the works, but incomplete

City of Nanaimo wants conditions placed on any Discontent City extension

City wants to see nine conditions should the homeless camp remain after Friday’s court hearing

Physician assistants say they can help B.C. health care woes

Reducing wait times, improving doctor efficiency is the goal

Greater Victoria beach clean up recovers 655 pounds of garbage

Cigarette butts, straws discarded at alarming rates on capital area beaches

Thieves target Sooke school’s emergency supplies

Journey middle school victims for a second time